Play Based Learning2020-08-21T13:00:31-07:00



Play-based learning is often reserved for our youngest students. However, there are benefits for using play-based learning at all levels. In this issue, we’ll show you some practical ideas for boosting creativity in any classroom.


Make a Mark in the Makerspace

Amy Traggianese | September 2018 Make a Mark in the Makerspace Everyone needs to "make their mark!" If you are familiar with the book "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds, you [...]

Tableau Strategy Video

Susan Riley | September 2018 Tableau Strategy Video Over the years, we've shared our love for using the Tableau Strategy in the classroom.  It's an incredibly effective way to get [...]

Technology Review: Quizizz

Lauren Hodson | September 2018 Technology Review: Quizizz Are you looking for a digital game-based program to ignite passion for learning in your classroom? Do your students love Kahoot! but [...]

Playing with a Practical Purpose

Michelle Simmons | September 2018 Playing with a Practical Purpose “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” - Mr. Rogers When we hear the phrase “learning [...]

Playful Learning: Arts Integration at its Best

Deidre Moore | September 2018 Playful Learning: Arts Integration at its Best Play-based learning is something in which early childhood educators are well-versed. There are block centers, water tables, dramatic [...]

7 Digital Icebreakers Using Google

Lauren Hodson | September 2018 7 Digital Icebreakers using Google Digital Icebreakers are perfect for computer-based classes or computer labs. In the beginning of the year, you may have students [...]

Free Play & the Arts

Amanda Koonlaba | September 2018 Free Play & the Arts For the past few years, we’ve been hearing lots of news about how free play has been declining steadily for [...]